As you well know, 2013 is conventionally considered the 50th of videoart. Was in 1963 that Nam June Paik expose his first videoinstallation, in Germany.
To celebrate this event, Magmart Festival launch a new project: 100x100=900. 100 videoartists are be called to be part of project, realizing a video around one year of past century.
The artists are selected within the winners of previous editions of Magmart Festival, to assure the gross quality of project. The selection is done with the goal of include artists by five continents.
All these videos, will found a relevant corpus, a remarkable narration of this dense present perfect.
The project will start its exhibition stage in 2013, with a screening in Naples (Italy) in the course of Universal Forum of Cultures. After, we want take the project around the world, the must widely possible.
We are looking for partners, to bring the project around the world.
At partner, we ask to organize at least one full screening of the 100 videos, in their country. The look of any event must match the general guidelines of project. The name of partener organization will be listed as partner of project, au pair like all others, and the logos will be showed every where the project will arrive.
Any partner is free to find local sponsors for the project, and keep the contribution for the organization of local event; local sponsors will be listed and showed worldwide.
When the partners list will be closed, we’ll contact single curator to organize show in uncovered countries and – in case – in the same country of a partner but on different locations (always with the agreement of partner).
If you like to contribute at the project, we are at yours disposal to provide more exhaustive and/or detailed informations.

THE SCIENTIST (curator: Vitaliano Teti)


International Videoart Festival
Ferrara – Italy
Art Director: Vitaliano TETI
Between the 70s and 90s thanks to the work of VideoArt Center of the Municipality of Ferrara (in the north of Italy), this city has produced video and collaborated with famous artists such as Andy Warhol, Marina Abramovic & Ulay, Gianni Toti, Fabrizio Plessi and many others.
The international videoart festival "The Scientist" of Ferrara is the seventh edition this year. Creating synergies construction capabilities, artistic sensibilities and new projects have started again on an artistic conceptual video and electronic arts in Ferrara, prestigious city for the production and distribution of video art.
The best Italian video artists of the new digital generation participated in The Scientist: Masbedo, Alessandro Amaducci, Laurina Paperina, Alterazioni Video, Botto&Bruno, Bianco-Valente, Marinella Senatore, Gabriella Ciancimino, Alice Cattaneo, Giovanni Tutti, Canecapovolto, Alice Guareshi, etc.
Art directed by Vitaliano Teti, the festival is organized by the cultural association "Ferrara Video&Art" with curators and international partnerships. Are favored video works that come from the universities, academies of Fine Arts, Art school and show a conscious use of contemporary audio-visual language.
The seventh edition of "The Scientist" international videoart festival, will be held in Ferrara 11 to 13 October 2013 and will be dedicated to young artists under the age of 35 with patronage of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department of Youth.

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